Tony Douglas has been named as group CEO of Etihad Aviation Group (EAG).

Set to begin the role in January, 2018, Douglas brings with him a wealth of expertise in the transportation industry, including a number of senior positions in the UK and the UAE.

Prior to his new role he served as CEO of defence equipment and support department of UK’s Ministry of Defence. Previously, he held the role of CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports as well as CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports.

In his new role, Douglas will work with the board and leadership team to expand and implement a range of strategic initiatives to position EAG for sustained success in an increasingly competitive regional and global aviation market.